au·di·ent | \ ˈȯdēənt, ˈäd-, -dyənt \
Definition of audient
1 : hearer
2 in the early Christian Church
a : one permitted to attend services in the narthex but dismissed after the sermon
b : a catechumen in the early stages of instruction for admission to the church but not yet an applicant for baptism
Love words? Need even more definitions?Merriam-Webster unabridged
Words at Play
Ask the Editors
Brand Name Vocabulary Quiz
You’re gonna need some moxie to ace this quiz
Commonly Confused Words Quiz
Take a (break/brake) and (pore/pour) over this (c...
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?
Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!
Spelling Bee Quiz
Can you outdo past winners of the National Spelli...